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Bianca de la Garza

In Boston, anchors don’t just report the news — they often make it. After athletes and politicians, Hub media personalities probably enjoy the next-largest slice of local-celebrity status: they’re coveted party guests and popular event hosts. And right now, it’s the Year of Bianca. The WCVB-5 anchor is everywhere (and, it seems, always looking glam), hosting and helping with fundraisers for nonprofits — from the Ellie Fund to the Zack Heger Foundation for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy — and mingling with fellow glitterati at restaurant and nightspot openings. (How she’s up and looking lovely in time for her EyeOpener newscast, we have no idea.) De la Garza’s visibility has made her a society-column mainstay and the heir apparent to Frances Rivera’s vacated throne as the must-know newscaster on the small screen — and the social scene.

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